2014 Vietnam - US naval exchange begins

Officers of the US Navy arrived in Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang on April 7, beginning their Naval Exchange Activity (NEA) with Vietnamese counterparts. 

US - ASEAN Defense Forum in Hawaii

Defence Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh on April 2 joined his US and ASEAN counterparts for US–ASEAN defence forum in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung speaks at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit

Speaking at the plenary session of the 2014 nuclear security summit in The Hague, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung placed a stress on the need to enhance nuclear security for peace and development. 

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met President Obama

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met US President Barack Obama ahead of the third Nuclear Security Summit which opened in the Netherlands on March 24 (local time). 

Under Secretary of Defense M. Vickers paid a working visit to Vietnam

Vietnam and the US have collaborated in various fields, especially maritime search, rescue and security, and humanitarian programmes. 

Vietnamese Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung visited US

Vietnam expects to conclude negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement soon, said Vietnamese Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung.

Under Secretary Wendy Sherman visited Vietnam

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman paid a working visit to Vietnam on March 4 to discuss ways to further foster cooperation between the two countries in the coming time. 

US and Vietnam to cooperate in wind power

Vietnam possesses enormous potential for the development of wind power. However, to fully exploit this renewable source of energy, new incentive policies should be created to promote investment in the field

Vietnam joins US-led global health security initiative

Vietnam joined international organisations and 26 other countries in the US capital of Washington D.C on February 13 to launch a global effort responding to the threat of infectious diseases. 

USAID launches Development Cooperation Strategy for Vietnam

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced its Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 14